16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces

16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces

 

When you live in a small space, but you would like to have a desk, it can be difficult to fit one in. Wall mounted desks are an easy solution because they take up much less space than the average office desk but are still just as functional. Here are 16 examples of wall desks in different styles that save space but add functionality to your room.


 

Wall Mounted Desks

1. These mounted wall desks save space, look great, and give you an office space without needing a dedicated room.


16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces // These mounted wall desks save space, look great, and give you an office space without needing a dedicated room.

Sequel Wall Desk from BDi

2. This shelving system mounts to the wall and has a larger shelf that’s just the right size to be used for a desk.


16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces // This shelving system mounts to the wall and has a larger shelf that's just the right size to be used for a desk.

Helix Acacia Desk from CB2

3. Three cubbies inside this wall desk provide storage space to prevent your worktop from getting cluttered or disorganized.


16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces // Three cubbies inside this wall desk provide storage space to prevent your worktop from getting cluttered or disorganized.

Wall Mounted Desk from LAXseries by MASHstudios

4. These wall mounted desks are at different heights making them suitable for both the adults and kids in this family house.


16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces // These wall mounted desks are at different heights making them suitable for both the adults and kids in this family house.

Inspiration from a home designed by atelier van wenderden.

5. Lights under this wall desk amplify it’s floating look and brighten up the work corner.


16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces // Lights under this wall desk amplify it's floating look and brighten up the work corner.

See more photos of this home, here. Designed by Studiovision Architecture.

6. This floating wall desk has a roll out shelf that can be pulled out when you need more room to work, or be left tucked in to conserve space in the room.


16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces // This floating wall desk has a roll out shelf that can be pulled out when you need more room to work or left tucked in to conserve space in the room.

Float Wall Desk designed by Dario Antonioni of Orange 22 Design Lab.

7. A floating wall desk next to the window maximizes the amount of natural light you can use and puts less strain on your eyes.


16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces // A floating wall desk next to the window maximizes the amount of natural light you can use and puts less strain on your eyes.

Inspiration from Dragon Art. Photography by Foto & mohito.

8. This minimal geometric floating wall desk is just the right size for studying or writing.


16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces // This minimal geometric floating wall desk is just the right size for studying or paying the bills.

Deskbox designed by Raw Edges. Manufactured by Arco

9. The front of this floating wall desk flips down to reveal a cubby and a pull out desk top to increase its size and hide things when you’re not using it.


16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces // The front of this floating wall desk flips down to reveal a cubby and a pull out desk top to increase its size and hide things when you're not using it.

The Ledge designed by Darin Montgomery and Trey Jones for Urbancase.

10. This curved floating shelf has a light that shines in the middle of it to perfectly illuminate your work area.


16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces // This curved floating shelf has a light that shines in the middle of it to perfectly illuminate your work area.

See more photos of this desk, here. Designed by Victor Vasilev for MDF Italia.

Fold Up Wall Desks

11. This white folding wall desk is the same color as the wall, helping it to blend right in when it isn’t being used.


16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces // This white folding wall desk is the same color as the wall, helping it to blend right in when it isn't being used.

Inspiration from an office designed by Studio Swine.

12. The ledge of this minimalist floating desk lets it be used for storage even when the rest of the desk is folded up.


16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces // The ledge of this minimalist floating desks lets it be used for storage even when the rest of the desk is folded up.

Norberg wall mounted drop leaf table from Ikea

13. The door of this shelving unit opens up to become the perfect writing surface that can also hide things when you close it up.


16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces // The door of this shelving unit opens up to become the perfect writing surface that can also hide things when you close it up.

Mid Century Office Shelving from West Elm

14. If you’re feeling ambitious you can also make your own custom fold up wall desk to make sure it fits all of your needs.


16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces // If you're feeling ambitious you can also make your own custom fold up wall desk like this one to make sure it fits all of your needs.

DIY Fold-Up Wall Desk from Crafted Fairly – instructions here.

Alcove And Corner Wall Desks

15. A wall desk installed in a window alcove makes the most of natural light lets you look out the window while you work.


16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces // A wall desk installed under a window makes the most of natural light lets you look out the window while you work.

Inspiration from Pause Design. Photography by Alex Lukey Photography.

16. A corner wall desk is a great way to include a desk in your small space because it fills up a corner that would probably be wasted without it.


16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces // A corner wall desk is a great way to include a desk in your small space because it fills up a corner that would probably be wasted without it.

Prepac Floating Corner Desk available at The Home Depot

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